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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1852

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Arrivals and Imports

May 13th - Str. Lady of the Lake, Cape Vincent, 20 bbls. tallow, S. Phippen.

Str. Cataract, Oswego (cargo list)

May 14th - Str. Niagara, Clayton (cargo list)

Schr. Caroline Marsh, Port Hope, 79 bbls. pork, 62 bbls. flour, D. McIntosh.

Str. Lady of the Lake, Cape Vincent - passengers and baggage.

Schr. Almeida, Morpeth, 1180 staves, H. & S. Jones.

Schr. Jane Taylor, Whitby, 635 bbls. flour, H. & S. Jones; 207 bbls. pork, W. Bowen; 150 bbls. flour, D. McIntosh; 48 bbls. flour, 50 bbls. oatmeal, J. Cargill; 4,972 pipe & West India staves, Calvin & Cook.

Str. British Empire, Montreal, 149 bars, 39 bundles iron, Holland & Brothers.

May 17th - Str. Canada, Montreal (cargo list)

Schr. Christiana, Wellington, 1170 bus. wheat, McPherson & Crane

Schr. M. Cook, Lake St. Clair, 77 pcs. White Oak Timber, Calvin & Cook.

Schr. Sarah Cornelia, Lake St. Clair, 55 pcs. Oak Timber, 5500 West India staves, Calvin & Cook.

Str. Lady of the Lake, Cape Vincent (cargo list)

May 14th - Str. Northerner, Oswego (cargo list)

May 15th - Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh (cargo list)

Str. Lady of the Lake, Cape Vincent (cargo list)

Str. Ontario, Oswego (cargo list)

Str. Mayflower, Montreal (cargo list)

Str. Lady of the Lake, Cape Vincent, 5 wheelbarrows, owners.

May 17th - Str. Ottawa, Montreal (cargo list)

Str. Northerner, Ogdensburgh (cargo list)


May 13th - Str. Lady of the Lake, Cape Vincent - passengers and baggage.

Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh - passengers and baggage.

May 14th - Str. Niagara, Oswego, passengers and baggage.

Schr. Argyle, Oswego, 75,000 feet lumber, 20,000 laths.

Str. Northerner, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.



To and From

Ogdensburgh, Kingston, Toronto, Hamilton and Intermediate Ports.

Direct Without Transhipment

This Magnificent Line, composed of NEW, STAUNCH and COMMODIOUS STEAMERS, built expressly for Lake and River Navigation, fitted up in the most modern style, with saloons and staterooms, elegantly furnished and in point of speed unsurpassed.

Champion, Capt. Marshall,

Maple Leaf, Capt. Wilkinson,

Highlander, Capt. Stearns.

Arabian, Capt. Colcleugh,

New Era, Capt. Maxwell,

May Flower, Capt. Patterson.

One of which will leave Montreal and Hamilton daily (Sundays excepted.)


They will start from the Canal Basin at Montreal and from Lachine on the arrival of the Train, run specially to connect with them.

They will connect at Lewiston with the Cars for Niagara Falls and Buffalo, and at Buffalo with the Steamers for Chicago and Milwaukee, in connection with the Michigan Railroads.


Will leave Hamilton at 7 1/2 o'clock a.m., and Toronto at Noon.

On and after the 25th June, for the convenience of Tourists, the steamers will start from Lewiston, passing through the Thousand Islands, and all the rapids of the St. Lawrence by daylight, reaching Montreal the following afternoon, in ample time for the steamers for Quebec the same evening.

This Line affords the Tourist the most expeditious and desirable conveyance, and is the only Line by which he can pass from the head of Lake Ontario and Lewiston to Montreal without transhipment.

For Freight or Baggage from Kingston, apply on Board, or at Macpherson & Crane's Office, Kingston.

Royal Mail & Through Line Office.

Kingston, May 1852.

The Steamer MAGNET will leave for Toronto and Hamilton (calling at intermediate ports) This Afternoon at 3 o'clock. May 17th (sic)

The Steamer ST. LAWRENCE will leave for Montreal, calling at intermediate ports, Tomorrow morning at half-past 5 o'clock.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1852